East Midlands Aeropark, September 2017

The volunteers here are doing a great job of preserving their collection. Plenty of work is going on, and the aircraft are well presented. There are also viewing mounds for observing activities at the adjacent East Midlands Airport.

Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Aerospatiale SA341B Gazelle AH1 XX457 TAD-001 British Army
Armstrong Whitworth Argosy 101 G-BEOZ Elan Overnight Delivery System. Ex Riddle Airlines, Capitol and Zantop N6502R, Universal Airlines N895U, Sagittair and Air Bridge Carriers.
Avro Vulcan B2 XM575  
Blackburn Buccaneer S2B XV350  
Britten Sheriff SA-1 G-FRJB John Britten of Britten-Norman fame designed this 4-seater, but it never flew.
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T10 WP784 RCY-E  
De Havilland DH104 Dove 6 G-ANUW Ex UK Civil Aviation Flying Unit (CAFU).
De Havilland Sea Venom FAW22 XG737 438 Forward fuselage.
De Havilland Vampire T11 XD447  
De Havilland Vampire T11 XD534  
English Electric Canberra T17 WH740 K Electronic warfare trainer.
English Electric Lightning F53 as F6 53-693 as ZF588 L Ex Saudi Arabian AF
Gloster Meteor TT20 WM224 Royal Navy high speed target tug.
Hawker Hunter FR10 'XJ714' A composite of several airframes.
Hawker Hunter GA11 WV382 VL 830 Royal Navy weapons trainer.
Hawker Hunter T7 XL569 85  
Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R1 XW664  
Hunting Jet Provost T3 XN492 Cockpit area.
Hunting Jet Provost T4 XP568 85  
Morane Saulnier Rallye 100S G-BBLM  
Percival Provost T1 WW442  
Vickers Vanguard (Merchantman) and Viscount cockpits G-APES, G-CSZB Vanguard is ex BEA, BA, Air Bridge Carriers and Hunting Cargo Airlines. Viscount is ex G-AOXU, VQ-GAB, ZK-NAI, SP-LVC.
Vickers Varsity T1 WL626 P Ex G-BHDD.
Vickers VC10 C1K forward fuselage XV108  
Westland Lynx HAS3S XZ721 426 Royal Navy
Westland Whirlwind HAR3 XG588 Ex Bristow Helicopters G-BAMH and VR-BEP.

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